Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Inc

Committed to Innovative Community Learning


Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm

Closed public holidays and weekends.

Contact Us

2 Cox Street, Warracknabeal, VICTORIA 3393
Phone (03) 5396 1360 Fax (03) 5394 1103                                                                                                                                                                    
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Courses & Programs

Expressions of interest are welcomed.  Ideas for programs and courses to be developed will be considered.

We would love to hear from any trainers or tutors who may wish to share their skills with the community.

Please visit our Events Calendar page for more information on upcoming courses.

Upcoming Courses & Programs..... 

STEP AEROBICS with Rikki Nitschke

Step up, step up and join the fun and vibrant Step Aerobics class.
Walk to your own beat and exercise to music for a great cardio workout.
Children Welcome.

Wednesday 9.15am - 10.15am and 5.45pm - 6.45pm

Cost: $5 per session.

Children welcome, all fitness levels catered for. Enquiries contact Rikki 0438 981 347

CARDIO BOXING with Rikki Nitschke

Boxing for fitness
Equipment supplied.

Mondays 5.45pm - 6.30pm

Cost: $5 per session

Children welcome, all fitness levels catered for. Enquiries contact Rikki 0438 981 347

YOGA with Susan Martin    

Come and experience the health benefits of Yoga.

For Experienced Participants

Experienced Class:

Date: Tuesday's, Block 1: 5 weeks Oct 9th - Nov 6th. Block 2: 5 weeks Nov 13th - Dec 11th, 2018. Depending on numbers.

Time: Level 2 Yoga: 5.15pm - 6.30pm. Level 1 Yoga: 6.45pm - 8pm

These class is for people who have practiced yoga before.

Cost: $15 casual or $60 per 5 week block.

Please bring a thick blanket, yoga mat if you have one and water. Please fast for 2 hours before the class Disclaimer and Personal History forms required.

Payment and enrolment prior to first session please. Bookings with Neighbourhood House. 03 5396 1360

Aqua Movers             

Aqua Movers is a water aerobics class to assist in maintaining fitness. 

There is also an option to participate in swimming as an alternative to aerobics.

When: Every Monday

Time:  9:10am for 9.20am departure

Where: Horsham Aquatic Centre

Cost: $8.00 per session, includes bus transport, pickup from Neighbourhood House

Participants can also enjoy lunch together at Thipatiy Coffee Lounge at their own cost.

Meditation and Relaxation

With John Martin

Meditation and Relaxation helps to reduce stress, depression and anxiety. Meditation can provide a healing of the human spirit and help us maintain control, balance and insight into our lives. John practices meditation everyday and brings along his many years of experience in creating a relaxed meditative state.

Date: By appointment.

Time: By appointment

Cost: $2

Bookings required. Please contact us so we can help arrange a time.

Social Media for Small Business "Let's Get Social"

Wanting to improve the way you use social media for you business or community group as part of your marketing plan? But not sure where to start, this workshop is for you! It's designed to help you be confident about the content you’re publishing online to best promote your business.

Date: Thursday, Nov 1st, 2018

Time:  7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession. Bookings and payment by Monday Oct 29th, 2018

Barista Training

Two day course. Learn how to make espresso coffees, froth milk, clean machines and grind beans.

Date: Thursday Dec 6th - Friday Dec 7th, 2018

Time: 10am - 3pm

Cost: $50 or $25 concession

Learn Local training provided by Helen Dillon from Beulah Bic.

Responsible Service of Alcohol - SITHFAB201

Delivered by the Centre for Participation

Accredited with the VCGLR and is essential for anyone working where alcohol is sold.

Date: Thursday November 29th, 2018

Time: 6pm to 10pm

Cost: $110

Please enrol with the centre by Thursday Nov 22nd, 2018

Download enrolment form

Food Safety Handler - SITXFSA001

Delivered by the Centre for Participation

Food hygiene awareness is a requirement for all persons handling, preparing and storing food in workplace or volunteer positions.

Date: Thursday November 22nd, 2018

Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm

Cost: $110

Workbook to be completed before the course on Thursday November 22nd, 2018

Please enrol, pay and pick up your workbook at the centre by Thursday November 15th, 2018

Download enrolment form

Provide First Aid & CPR - HLTAID003

Training Delivered by Roger Murray

Date: Monday Dec 3rd, 2018

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm (CPR morning only)

Cost: $175 or $80 CPR only

Enrolment and payment please by Monday November 26th, 2018 to confirm your place and assist with finalising numbers. There is also a work book for all full Provide First Aid participants, that needs to be picked up and completed before the course on Monday Dec 3rd.

A Unique Student Identifier is required for this course, information on how to obtain a USI can be found in the Forms tab. Photo or Medicare Card identification required with enrolment.

Please contact us and provide your name, phone number and email so an online enrolment invitation can be sent to you.

Local Learners

If you want to obtain your Learner Drivers Permit, but need some help to develop better understanding of rules, questions and test requirements?

This programme will put you on the right road and steer you towards achieving your goal. 

Cost: $60 or concession $40

Please contact the Centre to organise a time.


Work Skills

Learn skills to assist your search for work. Includes: Resumes, Personal Presentation, Interview Skills and Budgeting.

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession

Bookings and enrolment forms to be completed before course commencement. Payment required to guarantee your place.

Basic Computers

Our course offers a range of current and practical training modules using Windows 10. Training can be tailored to meet individual or group needs, using online resources to explore a variety of topics.

Date: Friday's Nov 2nd - Dec 7th, 2018

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolment and payment required by Monday Oct 29th, 2018

Basic Computers One-On-One

Need specific, perdonally tailored basic computer training? Please contact the centre to arrange a time to talk through your needs and book a one-on-one appropriate time.

Cost: $20 per hour

Date and time to be arranged.

Operating an Apple iPad

This short course covers the basic settings and functions for the iPad.

Cost: $20 per hour

Please contact the Centre to register your interest and organise a date and time.

Budgeting Basics

Where does your money go? Do you have any savings? Our short Budgeting Basics program will give you the knowledge to effectively manage you day-to-day finances.

Date: Block 1: Friday's Nov 2nd - 16th, 2018 Block 2: Friday's Nov 23rd - Dec 7th, 2018

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolments and payment required by Monday Oct 29th, 2018.

French Language classes > Votre prof Ginny Clark

Beginner Class

Date: Tuesdays from Oct 9th, 2018. for 6 sessions.

Time: 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Cost: $30 per session for 1 participant ($180 for 6 sessions), $15

Please enquire and book with the Centre. 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

With John Martin

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $60

John volunteers his time to assist those for whom English is their second language and want to improve their conversation and literacy skills. This is provided through one-on-one tuition to ensure individual needs are met.

Writer's Group             

When: First Thursday of every month

Time: 10.00am


Passionate about writing and wanting a forum to share your work with others.  Come along and join the friendly and supportive Writer's Group.
Available during office hours


For learners or established players. Chess set provided.

Cost: $2

Please contact us to organise a day and time.


With Nina Gould

2 day afternoon course

Date: Saturday December 1st, 2018 and Sunday December 2nd, 2018

Time: 1.30pm-5.30pm

Cost: $90

Bookings and payment required by Friday November 23rd, 2018. Minimum numbers required for class to run.








Conversational French

Are you planning on traveling and would like to benefit from learning French? Courtesy of Jeanie Clark, this is now possible.

Date: Wednesday's July 23rd to August 27th


Time: 4.00pm-5.00pm


Cost: $50 for 6 weeks.


Please book your place.